Who are the biggest celebrity Obama supporters and donors? Those celebs who donated to President Barack Obama's 2012 re-election campaign include A-list actors and actresses, film and television directors, talk show hosts and personalities, and plenty of other celebrities for Obama. This list includes the biggest and most famous Barack Obama celebrity donors and supporters in the 2012 election cycle.
Some of the most famous celebrities that support Obama include those who have hosted major charity dinners for him. Among them: 'Sex and the City' star Sarah Jessica Parker, actor and funny man Will Ferrell and actor and activist George Clooney. These events are typically star-studded affairs, raising millions for a candidate in a matter of a few hours. Clooney's swanky Hollywood dinner for Obama in May of 2012, co-hosted by DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg, raised nearly $15 million.
Barack Obama's biggest and most famous celebrity supporters don't hesitate to give millions to the cause. Many are among the largest Obama campaign contributors
. Some choose to donate to Super PACs
, including the Obama-affiliated Priorities USA Action PAC, while others donate smaller amounts directly to the candidate. Where possible, the exact amounts that celebs have donated to Barack Obama by his supporters are listed here.
Who are famous Obama supporters? Take a look at this list of Obama celebrities and famous Obama fans to see.
For more information on celeb donations during the 2012 election, check out this list of celebrity Mitt Romney supporters
and the largest Romney campaign contributors
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